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1890 Communities Near Maple Forks ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Maple Forks in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Maple Forks.

Addison   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West (W) from Maple Forks
 - Addison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ardell   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Maple Forks
 - Ardell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Maple Forks
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Battleground   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maple Forks
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bremen   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Maple Forks
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Bremen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Plains   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Maple Forks
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifty   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Maple Forks
 - Clifty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane Hill   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Maple Forks
 - Crane Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cullman   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Maple Forks
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
 
Ellaville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Maple Forks
 - Ellaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eva   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Maple Forks
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falkville   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maple Forks
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hartselle   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maple Forks
 - 1895 population of 596 people (with 14,493 people in 2015)
 - Hartselle had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Maple Forks
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesseton   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Maple Forks
 - Jesseton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jones' Chapel   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Maple Forks
 - Jones' Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesdale   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Maple Forks
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Logan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Maple Forks
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Massey   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Maple Forks
 - Massey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neel   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Maple Forks
 - Neel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nesmith   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Maple Forks
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nesmith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakville   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Maple Forks
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Oakville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phelan   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Maple Forks
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
 
Simcoe   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Maple Forks
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trimble   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Maple Forks
 - Trimble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Upshaw   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Maple Forks
 - Upshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilhites   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Maple Forks
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Maple Forks, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Maple Forks. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Maple Forks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maple Forks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2126, Longitude: -87.0245     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maple Forks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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